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Contact Information

Greenwood County Library
Lawrence Genealogy and Local History Room
Address:
600 South Main Street
Greenwood, SC 29646
E-mail: ReferenceDesk@greenwoodcountylibrary.org
For hours, please call 864-941-4655
If you visit the Library when the Lawrence Room is closed, please ask the Reference Librarian for assistance. Library staff will be happy to retrieve materials for you.

Microfilm

Four microfilm reader/printers are available for viewing the microfilm in this room.

Newspapers

  • Abbeville Press and Banner, 1846-1903
  • Edgefield Advertiser, October 15, 1856-April 22, 1868
  • Greenwood Light, 1885-1886
  • Greenwood Tribune, 1886-1888
  • Greenwood Times, 1889
  • McCormick Advance, 1886-1887
  • McCormick News, 1892
  • Ninety-Six Guardian, 1878-1889
  • Ninety-Six Star, 1906
  • Psalm Singer, 1886
  • Saluda Argus, 1884
  • Greenwood Index, September 12, 1895-1918 (1906 missing)
  • Greenwood Journal., November 1, 1897-1918 (1906 missing)
  • Greenwood Index-Journal, 1939-present


Church Records

  • Broadmouth Baptist Church, 1837-1966
  • Siloam Baptist Church, 1834-1876
  • Turkey Creek Baptist Church, 1785-1909

Military Records
Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783 (South Carolina 1-1 through 12 and Continental Troops 1-16-2)

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps (Abbeville and Greenwood)

Virginia Court Records
A list of court records of the Virginia Counties on microfilm in the Archives Division of the Virginia State Library

US Census
1790-1930

South Carolina State Census, 1829

  • Fairfield
  • Laurens

South Carolina State Census, 1839

  • Beaufort
  • Chesterfield
  • Kershaw
  • Lexington

South Carolina 1868 Agricultural Census

South Carolina State Census, 1869

South Carolina State Census, 1875

  • Aiken-Charleston
  • Clarendon-Sumter
  • Fairfield County (Townships 8-13)
  • Williamsburg-York

US Census for Maryland Counties

  • 1840 US Census -Prince George and Queen Anne Counties
  • 1850 US Census - Montgomery and Prince George Counties
  • 1870 US Census - Prince George County

Vertical File

Books

City Directories

African American

  • Promiseland, A Century of Life in a Negro Community by Elizabeth Raul Bethel, Published by Temple University Press, Philadelphia, PA, 1981 (GEN 975.733 BETHE)

Cemeteries

  • Greenwood County, South Carolina Cemetery Records, Volume One, By Old Ninety Six Chapter South Carolina Genealogical Society, 1996 (Gen 929.5 G V. 1)
  • Greenwood County, South Carolina Cemetery Records, Volume Two, By Old Ninety Six Chapter South Carolina Genealogical Society, 2008 (Gen 929.5 G V. 2)
  • Greenwood County, South Carolina Cemetery Records, Volume Three, By Old Ninety Six Chapter South Carolina Genealogical Society, 2010 (Gen 929.5 G V. 3)

Greenwood County Histories

  • Greenwood County Sketches: Old Roads and Early Families, by Margaret J Watson; Harry Legare Watson, Publisher: Greenwood, S.C., Attic Press [1970] (975.7 W)
  • Greenwood County: A History, Ann Herd Bowen, Published by The Museum, Greenwood, SC, 1992 (GEN 975.733 BOWEN)

Land

  • Warrants for Lands in South Carolina 1672-1679, edited by A. S. Salley, Jr, Published by The State Co., Columbia, SC, 1910 (GEN 929.375 SOUTH 1672-79)
  • Warrants for Lands in South Carolina 1680-1692, edited by A. S. Salley, Jr, Published by The State Co., Columbia, SC, 1911 (GEN 929.375 SOUTH 1680-92)
  • Warrants for Lands in South Carolina 1692-1711, edited by A. S. Salley, Jr, Published by The State Co., Columbia, SC, 1915 (GEN 929.375 SOUTH 1692-17)

Online Resources

Obituary Index
Obituary and death notice index for the Greenwood Index-Journal newspaper, abstracted from the Greenwood County Library's microfilm holdings by the GCL Reference Department staff and volunteers.

Heritage Quest

Ancestry.com Library Edition)




 

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